Pulmonary & Respiratory Medicine

ISSN: 2161-105X

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Mai Samy Azab

Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt

  • Research Article   
    Role of Quinolone in Management of (COVID-19) Patients
    Author(s): Dalia El Embaby*, Mai Samy Azab and Marwa Sayed Daif

    Background: Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers have focused on repurposing of existing antibiotics, antivirals and anti-inflammatory drugs to find an effective therapy. Fluoroquinolones are broad spectrum synthetic antimicrobial agents, being chemical derivatives of quinoline, the prodrome of chloroquine. Objectives: This study to determine if respiratory fluoroquinolones as Levofloxacin have a beneficial as an adjunct treatment in COVID-19 and their impact on COVID-19 morbidity and mortality. Methods: We conducted a retrospective study on patients ≥ 18 years with acute pneumonic (COVID-19) positive PCR with their radiological findings at Ain Shams university isolation hospitals. We compared between HRCT chest severity score at time of diagnosis of COVID-19 and post COVID-19 by 3 months as.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.37421/2161-105X.2022.12.615

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